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gastropub

Line breaks: gastro|pub
Pronunciation: /ˈɡastrəʊpʌb
 
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Definition of gastropub in English:

noun

British
A pub that specializes in serving high-quality food: we’ve built our reputation on searching out obscure ethnic restaurants, gastropubs, cutting-edge bars, and superlative food venues
More example sentences
  • This will affect a large majority of the borough's pubs who have cashed in on the gastropub trend by serving bar snacks and full meals.
  • For those who bridle at the glaring omissions the reason is simply that I have restricted myself to restaurants or gastropubs that I have visited within the last year.
  • Nowadays there's the gastropub, an establishment driven as much by food as booze, frequently run by cooks without the equity to set up a restaurant proper.

Origin

1990s: from gastro- in gastronomy + pub.

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